Have You Ever Given Money to Panhandlers?

[Editor's Note: My family is often horrified because I give all kinds of weird things to panhandlers. I once gave a guy on the side of the road in 110 degree heat my half-eaten ice cream cone. My husband almost died. But the guy wolfed it down. Find me Frugal(er) asks if you've ever given to panhandlers. Have you? -Rita]...more
I have never passed a stranded car, or pan handler ( homeless person)  without giving, money, ... more

The Gulf Coast Oil Spill: Awaiting Our Fate From The Angry Seas

There were no famous celebrities, nor national news present, nor was a TV telethon planned. Just a gathering of a community who cared to make their voices heard. They were brought together, not through screaming protests, but from the little voice of an 8 year old girl named Porsche Prince, a student at Pensacola Beach Elementary who had a strong desire to make a difference. ...more

I took my 9 yr old to the beach yesterday so he could make some memories, before the oil comes, ... more

The Red Dress Project: Be Inspired by Jenny the Bloggess to Find Your Red Dress

Jenny wrote: I want, just once, to wear a bright, red, strapless ball gown with no apologies. I want to be shocking and vivid and wear a dress as intensely amazing as the person I so want to be. ...more

In the last week I have answered 15 emails, 10 dms, and 4 phone calls, all from women who are in ... more